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Rape, extortion frustrate Uganda-South Sudan traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Female traders involved in cross border trade between Uganda-South Sudan have raised a red flag on sexual violence and extortion at security checkpoints along the Nimule-Juba highway. The women say they are sexually assaulted by armed security personnel along Elegu and Nimule borders. The conduct …

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URA raises red flag on smuggling at Elegu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority – URA has raised a red flag against smuggling of goods in Elegu, the porous Uganda-South Sudan border. Elegu is one of Uganda’s five high volume border entry points after Mutukula (Uganda – Tanzania), Malaba and Busia (Uganda-Kenya) and Mirama Hills at …

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Minister Bahati grilled over Uganda-South Sudan traders compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Select Committee of Parliament has today quizzed the State Minister for Planning, David Bahati over the selective implementation of a parliamentary resolution regarding payment of Ugandan Companies which supplied goods to South Sudan. Bahati’s appearance follows payment of 40 billion Shillings to only …

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